Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens Specifications and Measurements

SpecificationsCanon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens
  Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens
Year Introduced2012
Mounts OnFull Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups9/7
Angle of View: Diagonal75°
Angle of View: Horizontal65°
Angle of View: Vertical46°
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/2.8-22
Number of Aperture Blades 7
Rounded Aperture? Y
Manufacturer Specification Weight 9.2 oz  (260g)
Actual Weight 9 oz  (255g)
Lens Hood Weight 0.7 oz  (20g)
Tripod Ring Weight 9.7 oz  (275g)
In-Use Weight 9 oz  (255g)
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 2.69 x 2.03”  (68.4 x 51.5mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 2.7 x 2.34”  (68 x 59.5mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 2.34”  (59.5mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.22 x 1.31”  (81.9 x 33.4mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 3.49 - 3.49”  (88.7 - 88.7mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 0.32”  (8.2mm)
Filter Size 58mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N
AF Motor Type Ring USM
Full Time Manual Focus Y
Focus Ring Rotation 87°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges N
Distance Scale? / Type Y / Window
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 9.06”  (230mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 8.7”  (221mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.23x
Magnification Range with 12mm Ext Tube 0.71-0.50x
Magnification Range with 25mm Ext Tube 1.30-1.11x
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N
Lens Hood Included / Model? N / EW-65B Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? N
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? Y / 4 / N
Extender Compatible? N
Case Included? / Type? N / LP1014 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 28mm = 3.36'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 28mm = 1023mm
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